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Chandrapur Lok Sabha constituency of Maharashtra: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Chandrapur Lok Sabha constituency of Maharashtra.

Chandrapur Lok Sabha constituency of Maharashtra: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Chandrapur Lok Sabha constituency, spread over Chandrapur and Yavatmal districts, is one of 48 Lok Sabha constituencies in the western state of Maharashtra. It covers six assembly segments – Rajura, Chandrapur, Ballarpur, Warora, Wani and Arni. While Chandrapur is reserved for Scheduled Caste, Arni is reserved for Scheduled Tribe candidates.

The first phase of voting in seven constituencies of Maharashtra ended on April 11 with at least 55.9 per cent of the electorate exercising their franchise in Chandrapur Lok Sabha constituency. The fate of seven candidates will be decided on May 23 when counting of votes takes place and the result is declared.

Altogether 55.78 per cent voters today exercised their franchise in the first phase of polling in seven Lok Sabha constituencies in Maharashtra. 

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Chandrapur Lok Sabha constituency of Maharashtra:

SR number Candidates Name Party
1 Madavi Dashrath Pandurang Bahujan Republican Socialist Party
2 Adv. Rajendra Shriramji Mahadole Vanchit Bahujan Aaghadi
3 Milind Pralhad Dahiwale Independent
5 Nitesh Anandrao Dongre Ambedkarite Party of India
6 Arvind Nanaji Raut Independent
7 Namdo Keshao Kinake Independent
8 Madhukar Vitthal Nistane Proutist Bloc, India
9 Adv. Rajendra Shriramji Mahadole Vanchit Bahujan Aaghadi
10 Balubhau alias Suresh Narayan Dhanorkar Indian National Congress
11 Ahir Hansraj Gangaram Bharatiya Janata Party
12 Dr. Gautam Ganpat Nagrale Bahujan Mukti Party
14 Rajendra Krishnarao Hajare Independent
15 Sushil Segoji Wasnik Bahujan Samaj Party
16 Ramesh Marotrao Kadukar Independent
17 Shedmake Namdeo Manikrao Gondvana Gantantra Party
18 Kasarlawar Vidyasagar Independent

In the 2014 Lok Sabha election, Hansraj Gangaram Ahir of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) – won with a huge margin of almost 2.36 lakh votes for the second consecutive time. He had defeated Indian National Congress (INC) Sanjay Wamanrao Deotale.

Ahir, is currently MoS Home Affairs. In the year 2009, Ahir had managed to secure his winning position by getting 32 thousand votes against INC's Naresh Kumar Puglia.